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PRISME is pleased to invite The Dot Project to present Mindlessness, an exhibition of new works by Portuguese artist Pedro Matos.

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Mindlessness, as a state of not being present – unaware, unconscious and restless, best reflects the present climate of our culture. In opposition to the notion of Mindfulness, that rooted in Zen Buddhist traditions is recently wide-spreading and infusing into social media world with the alarming ‘dilution’ of its meaning; Matos finds his practice informed by the mindless gestures.

The works on …

Mindlessness, as a state of not being present – unaware, unconscious and restless, best reflects the present climate of our culture. In opposition to the notion of Mindfulness, that rooted in Zen Buddhist traditions is recently wide-spreading and infusing into social media world with the alarming ‘dilution’ of its meaning; Matos finds his practice informed by the mindless gestures.

The works on show are a continuation of artist’s Subliminal Gesture series, first executed in 2016, that references patterns found in cheap outdoor flooring common to the suburbs of Portuguese towns and cities. The …

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PRISME
39 Rue de Grenelle
Paris, FR